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Stewart, Williams win in dual primary

Following Tuesday’s dual primary, the ballot for November’s general election has been set.

Republican Corey Stewart will face off against Democratic incumbent Tim Kaine for his U.S. Senate seat in the Nov. 6 general election. Despite a low voter turnout in Tuesday’s dual primary, Stewart, who serves as chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, garnered 45 percent of the statewide vote.

In the race for the 1st Congressional District, Democrat Vangie Williams, a strategic analyst for a federal contractor, will face off against Republican incumbent Rob Wittman (R-Montross) for his seat. Williams captured 40 percent of the primary vote.

In the Republican primary, Nick Freitas, who received 43 percent of the statewide vote, fell just behind Stewart; while E.W. Jackson took 12 percent of the vote. In the Democratic primary, Edwin Santana Jr. was behind Williams with 33 percent of the statewide vote, while John Suddarth came in third with 27 percent of t...

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